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tr&intl That conditi Aj A 1 . J. < ANOK on St O. AG ATTORNEYS. JloDERMOTT )Uon JIOOIIE, AT LAW, LAND AND ; tss: Office on WM. H. JONES, A TTOKNEY AND OOtTNSKLLOR AT LAV JIAT J T3, WMITII «fc KELLOG G GEOI1GF. XJ. OLJVIXIC^ A TTORNEV AND COUNSELLOR AT LAW. ove?Wm. llwirsijowul^ BECKWITH S .& DOME, ATOKSKTS A.VD CUUXdKLLop 3 f W. T # 3 A. YEA.lt, I1V ADVANCE. A Family Newspaper, Devoted to Politics, Agriculture, luoea\ Interests, and General Itewa. •\\'V »\U Victor j. ,„„„„ choose» Gentlemen I will b a T ^wno'timelL. , , VW^AIWUO, i. ge© before TUB men wlioso experience is far greater than my own, S^SoSfnffi ^ experiea ? 6 *» I VOL. 17, NO. 17. PLATTSBURGH, N. Y., FRIDAY, OCT. 6, 1871. WHOLE NO. 850. WATCHES A8D JEWELRY. NEW STORE! NEW GOODS HENRY Ji. TATLOR, J UBTIOK OP THK PEACSE AND NOTARY Pjtttlc. WlUttosaitoColJwtlias. Dotri., WUU, O«BlrKtt, ( fci.,tarefnlly drawn and Mknowlertged O.w aBua] recognized by Eoglsters and K*cord- QtTS/IfHS-anTlT Ne w York. ledgments of Deeds; Admnser oatha, &c , <tc, for the following, among other Slates: Illinois, T)e!»war«, Minnesota. Ken- tucky, Penn.ylv.nla, Vermont* OoaaecHont, fciwaa- chnscltj and Maine. 846 (Jonimlssloncr to t Administer oatha, & ther Sltes : Illin ll JLLA.W OFFICE. npBS uDderalmcd beg leave to Inform the pnbtle X that their Law and Collection blulcsM will be hereafter conducted under the firm name of PALMER, WEED & HOLCOMB. xnJOCKB, waTCHffl ins jxmaxr t*t*im by experienced workman on »hort nolHe, and at tk WnjJil H REED, No. 03 lUrsaiet St., head of Bridge Bt BUSINESS CARDS. CEWO G MACHINES t ANT PEBSON WASTING A FIBST-OLABS IMPROVED HOWE SEWING MACHINE, WARRANTED, OS KASY TERITIS, Call on or aidreu J . C. SSA.W , Ajr't, SSSylar K«ea«Tille, N. T. N MUSIC STORE, Plattsburgh, N. Y. IS_Mtutc Teaching Continued. 811 Musical Merchandise Generally. Tuttie's Book A dob Printing Offlci lCstn,bH»hed In 1843 . J . W. TUTTLE, BOOK AND JOB PRINTER, Offl«« ia BagcTty's Sew BnMing, °rttKf PLUTTSBUFIGH, H. Y. II work executed In the best atyle and at the tow- HARTWELL 8c MYERS, SncecBBora to WlHJsm Boll, AGENTS FOR THB Fire and Water Proof PLASTIC SZJA.TB ROOFING MATERIALS! TIIIJ Rooting covers some of tho boBt bntkitnga fn Flattebargh, to the owners of which wo refer all Plattebnrgh, Deo. 80, l^of\ 1 * ' 810 ESTEY COTTAGE ORGANS, HI0R1AH CENTRE, N. ¥ . J. H. COTTRrU/B NEW JEWELRY STORE, J1AROABET ST., PI.ATTSBURGII. DEALER IN WATCHES, CLOCKS, JEWELEY, SILVER AND PLATED WARE, Fanc y Goods, <fco. HAIB JSWELET made to order. Watches, Jew- elrj f aad Otoclra ncatiy repaired. 118 SHOP! SAM'L H. TOMS, K^lTH Would «ay to the people of Clinton county and •l«lnlty that he baa opened a »hop lnPl»tl«bnrgh, A.t No. e liVater Stroot, PHYSICIANS. T. 11. MCHO1,H,M. »„ Physician and Surgeon, mattBtourgrlx, w. Y. Ofllceon Margaret Street,over Barber * Son's «tore. a. n. ©aua-n, M. r>., Physician and Surgeon, FlattstoiUBla , 1ST. Y . ^i^flnic* on Margaret St., over Oottrill'. ,Oloth- -Dr. E. C. LOW, HOMEOPITHIC PHYSICIAN, PLATTSBUHGH, N. Y. O«c« .tRMl,l, n « or jr. K. Emttion, No. fill . 8. HAYNE8 IVILL BK AT HIS Eliminationand CouBultatios, »ml upi-rationi in JAirsi Tqeaday of eneti month. At othi'r time* he may uanally^o found at bis rcaldi-not- Iu Uanma. N.Y.. where patlenle are received for treatroen Good Wd can be obtained «l a air mta. DENTISTS. G. F. Ul DENTAL ® aa-Over O»dy * Oo.'t Drug Htoro, mm Corntr of Margaret aj»<I Brtd K e 8ti., PLATTBBUKGH, N. V. r. ». V. HOWAEO, DENTIST. ^L L Ol'KRATIOSS PEKPORMKD IB GOLD AND SILVER WATCHES, with an endleaa vmilety of JEWELRY, OF EVERY DESCRfPTltill, PURE SILVER WARE, r the Utuat and heat ttyle* and luat food*. • O. SIXJVIMI AWD STEE L BPKCTA- CUBS, Wctch Chains. Rings, Charms Thimbles, Jewelry, Ac. CLOCK8. A verj line atoot ftrpeetai itteation to «all«l U Silver Plated Ware I At^AgMtfbr HOKTON'8 CBUEBRAtKD GOLD FUH . A FULL AB6OBXMSNT OF MUSICAL INSTRUiENTS. TORTHERN M. T . 9EUBIO AGKNCT, MILLINERY. CPRIICG AWD STJMMTCR MILLINERY GOODS. INSURANCE. HAIE SWITCHES AND CUBLS! SOMBTHtNOiraW TN THB LINE OF KID GLOVES ! MCCAFFREY & HAGERTY, Insurance MISS VAUGHN Ja«.tu«t returned from Market with 1 Millinery Uooiis, and is prepared to mera wife all the latest. stylea. She ce j Vllas Block, Margaret St., p|j of l PLATTSBURGH, H. Y. .-., - cueto- Keprcsentlnjr, tlie I,nrRest Amount ofl n u. cl . n iiuiuninjwn:Bt&tylEa. She continues to pay surRnc« Capital of an y Affency In especial attention to supplying Ladles' Under- Norllurn Ne w York. Clothings and requests her customers and all oth- ora to call and examine her new B ooa» In that line. — ej^&C&mw Fire Insurance Comp'y, r«h, A Prtll9,1871. 762 LONDON, ENG . GROCERY STORES. B ^ <^ ^••• : -*«W .LprlUardFlrelasnraBfeCoBp^ \*. NEW YORK. Assets, $1,700,000. Andes insurance Company, CINCINNATI, OHIO. Assets 11,200,000. Liverpool, London & Globe Ins. («. LIVERPOOL and LONDON, Assets, Gold, , $18,400,000. Glens Fails Insnrance Company, GLEN8 FALLS, N. Y. sts, over $600,000. Market Fire Insurance Compaiy, NEW YORK Assets, oyer $700,000. North British & Mercantile Ins. Co. LONDON and EDINBURGH. Awets, Gold, $16,000,000. J. BIRD «6 BROTHER, No. 42 Margaret St-,opp.Post Offioe, DEALBBSIH Flour, Pork, Fish, Sugars, Teas, Syrups, Tobacco, Canned. Gl- o o d. s » Choic e Imported Liquors , Famlllo. d«»trtag good arpoaea, will do w«ll (o give ee not to be undorsold by any artorth^ ^ Pl»tt«tairf h, May 20,1870. B PROPBJICTOa. I N A NE W BUSINESS . JOH N SHINVILLE , Bnffa i 0 cltJ Fire insurance Ca, No. 36 Margaret Street, Haa opened a C Y G O O D St PROVISION STORE. AND WILL KKEF ON IIAND oy». Confectionery, Oakea, • Cracker A Large and Splendid Assortment of Bnttor Jan, Cream Pots, Flower Pott, Jnga, ice. I invite the pnbllo to oall and Me mo and eiamlD BUFFALO, N. Y. Assets, over $400,000. Westchester Fire Insurance Co., NEW YORK. sets, over. $500,000. eral Agency tor Northern New York New York Central Insurance Co., NEW YORK. Ansets, over .$200,000. District Agency for Cllntou and Essex Counties, of tho Travelers' Insurance Company, HARTFORD, OONN. Assets, $1,500,000. AND OTHERS . Insurance to the amount of $200,000 on a single risk placed in reliable companies at short notice. Particular attention given to the Insurance of manufacturing property on satisfactory terms. AGENT FOR THB THBSK IN8TBITMKNTS CONTAIN Tnii Beautiful Vox Banana Tremolo • Wonderful Vox Jubilante, >gae, Addreaa P . L. RBED , Agent, Horiah Center, N. T. •.Everr Initrument Fully Wairranted. LUMBER. BAKER BROTHERS. Lumber of all Kinds. •With. KUU f.r DreMti>g,at th* Wharf. It SHI S Plattsburgh, ff.Y. The subscriber* are prepared ^« offer for sale * larger and tetter RMortmont of Pine, Spruce and Hemlock Lumber than over boforo. WA have on hand * lnro« irmnln CAX.L A.T J. H. COTTRILL'8 CLOTHING STORE, MARGARET ST., PLATTSBURGH. YOU WILL THERE FIND A FINE VARIETY and ASSORTMENT -OF- CLOTHS, CASSIMERES, DOESKINS, VESTINOS, AND GEWT'S FURNISHING} GOODS. -ALBO,- EEADT-MADE OLOTHING. My (lock haa been roplenUhed with new and fireah good* from Market. Call and ez&mlno btfore going eUewhero. J . H, COTTRILL. FlatUburgb, April 27, 1871. McCaffrey & Hagerty, GENERAL 1NSIRANCE AGENTS, FLATTSBrROH. X. Y . 811 than over boforo. We have on hand a largo auppli OTTAWA r>I!VE ofall degorlptlona and dimenaloiiB, and tuoronghly added to and Improved «nr machinery to xtont that w« foel oonfldent that wo enn compete with any mill for Drcuing and Matching that can bo found. WHOLESALE DEALERS SPRUCE FLOORING, Shingles, Laths, Hemlock Boards. JOICE AND WALL STRIPS, an we make these articles specialties, and dealing o\oh^a™ a o I r t thBnt™e l enab • ° fUrntl>h tUB m B \ oh e Address, BIKE R B GANG AND MILL SAW MANUFACTORY -AMD- Saw He\>amng Shop. m. E. WHITNEY WOUL D RESPECTFULLY 1ITFORM vifiicturlng to erderand on short aotlse eTBry de- scription of Gtuig mid Mill Inwi, nammering, Re-To»tlitaf and FHIng ) flAWS OF KVEKY DK8UBIPT1OH. j I'latUbnrgh, N. V,, BHd K . Street, <ui I >OOTS AND SHOES. H. H. SHERMAN, ALKB IN ALL COAL DEALERS. S , THK UXDKRSIGHKD, WOULD 8TATB TO THB COAL CONSUMING PUBLIC That we lure • luge stock still on hand, of the best quality Sugar Loaf; Lehigh Old Co.'•, Lehigh, and Lackawana. Oar Goal has been care folly housed, thereby saving it from exposure to the weather, which ia marked advantage to the consumer. All Coals carefully re-screened, and will be de- livered on short notice, at the lowest mat t rates. Orders solicited. P. K . DELAHEY A CO., No. ftS Bridge Street. PlatUburgh, Jan. 18th, 1871. 812 c c HOW IS THK TIME TO Ll ¥ 1 WINTER'S STOCK OF COAL! AVB A BUFPLY OF CHESTNUT, STOVE, EGG AND LUMP, Bought Ghtan, Freighted Cheap, And we offer to Sell it Cheap! BEND IN YOUR ORDERS. HARTWELL &, MYERS, No. 39 Bridge Street. uly 21,1871. M0 IMPROVED SEWING MACHINES! Samples 0/ diflurent Machines can bt scon at MRS. WBIIHT8 STORE, 48 & ao MARGARET ST. W. P . MORGAN , Agent . • me ahe lived on gledlj In onnatajal wiao»hood. • ctuldn't read my ap*»*li, bat vbcii tlw papan al rae th* beat o » of tin waaioo, UI«H oommanU ate could road; i wiUj agaah ol pride the«»i, wUeb Ibwt Mva tell, She sent them to me la » note, with half tha WOT* Tote 'Uh Learfnl a mile abe anawerad, \Kol four doilara toIbe pay; The Batea Hoa*e rate* tat boe.rt/»r m la Jnst that im per day.\ itye.gbt the State I lrtj-thrae; ' every gate Is life -w Bearing ancb pock-horao w«arj loada, what COQJ What could she be i Oh, Bhame 1 I bltuh to tli The moBt nnselfldi of all wivca to the selflsheel Tee, plain and homely BOW aho 1«; ahe's ignorant, for me ahe nibbed heraclf quite out: I represent the And ahallli No) The contract >t<rlxt Hans Ood.andtne not for one or twenty yeara, but for eternity. intl«r what the world may think; I know doim In my heart, , if either, I'm doUnqoeat: ibo hst brmTely done her part. >'a anolhsr world boyond tea; and on the final BOOTS flRO SHOES. BOOTS, SHOES, AND RUBBERS. Also, SHOE FINDINGS. XT-Blake's N. w Block, Margaret St.JM Hattabqrgh, March 81,1BJ0. (M Great Silver W edding IS NOW BKIKG CEIJEBUATED AT 68 MARGARET STREET, td ANMVERSAUY OF THE 25th TEAR THAT HB HAS MADE AND BOLD BOOTS AND SHOES, To the good folks of Clinton County. And now out of hie Urge and complete Fall and Winter Stock All can •btaln Cheap, Honest and Handsomo Foot So read his Price List of fare, And know where cheap boots aro; Slips for the corn-Btricken soft and warm, Lace boon cheap to fit the slimmest form. Hen's Doable Bole Boot*, home made, only (4 a Men 'f Douh le 8ol« Boota, short legs, only 8 K Boy» an^ Touth T a Bo#ta, 1 00 to & Oo Child'. Copper Tip., Ladlea 1 Oongrea* Heel Boots, oi DROWN'S, 68 BdtA.RGA.RET STREET, Platkbnrgh, Nov. 10th, 1870. 80S Sargicaiaud .ii(;chanical Dcutist. JTTOl'SK *X>R SALU, F il I B Inquire of L. OOAl'l'KL, Mor JJOUI K AMD LOT FOR SALE. A Vwo RIOTV Tvood house, situiiifttl \h ' uyler F.lla, Marcii 3, IS Q.OOD NEW S TO TH B UADIBS J Mrs. J. SHiNVILLE HAS OPHNEiJ HKB Drcss&Cioak Making Shop Where aha would respectfully Inform tho Ladlea of riattaburgh and vicinity Hint shu intends to keep a LADIES' DUESSIS AMD CLOAKS, CENT'S SHIRTS, Ana all kind, of Plain And Fancy St winy. For terrna, 4c'., upplv to Bpoctol •n paid tc pa.Ladle* from ftiljolning towns! will find Ihla tha lit place to got Drc»Roa Cut MIJ Kilted on »lior» IPoetry. «t willingly a honMhold hat wonder that the baanky tM that I or concenled: flard work for me that aoftoess Into »lnnwy etrengt}] congealed. waa her altar, and her lore the aacrlficlal flame: Lh t with what pnre devotion ahe to that altar car And, tearful, flang thowoii-sias] I aid not kno* .8, and more than tliat, all that aho \ »• ! ' ••, \ \ • 1^ A* Itten owr *W«iLj8dre. ie rlilng road; ah«, poor girl I where we tried my speed and mvttle, and gained strength In every r»co; far up the height* of Hie—ah* drndgiig lame take, e*ch fell, tbo atai Id applauae of lUtidng erowda w jpial ie world would «ay 'tnaa well, am glvo gTeat pralao to me t baring borne with \aueh» wife\ I Ingly. BDCompliin- day r:ilng \alnst auub devotion the people are aroused by a fe-a est leaders. All tho wealth of om city could not bribe a thoroughly awak- ened people or divert them from their purpose. _ Whether aroused by the trea- son that is bold and armed, or by the meaenr and fouler treason that make; the ballot a faroe, law an instrumen of fnrad and Courts of Justice a snare, the people are equal to the demand, and theii loyalty and honesty are sure to conquer. A free and active and prosperous peo- ple like ours \will endure many evils in their ^overnmont, but thsre is no power on earth that is so irresistible or fata to wrong-doers as the public opii which is sure to be roused by succes and growing enormities. The fountain can rise no higher than When the people are apa- 1 selfish __ politics, ihere is no force to sustain our officials ibove the low level of indifference i sasy morals. But the moral- P o-ww sembfydiBtaiclwouJcI'so raise the tone of local politics that no bad man could get Ms head high enough above the sur- face to commnad the support of either party. _ Official corruption has grown up as th« result of the necessarily enormous ex- penses of a gigantic war, of an inflated surrency, of the magnificent chances iffered to private ambitions, of stook and gold gambling, and a universally spread passion for sudden wealth and idle dis- play. It is an evil which has afflicted both parties and dragged them down from the high principles which gave them origin. Honest and earnest, pa- triots will feel the common woes and hu- miliatdona that have been brought on us by the representatives of both parties, and will be enkindled to a doubly bitter hatred of the Achans that are in their own camp, and that have draggled their own banner in the mire of corrnp- In this-city, where one political typra has had unchecked rale for so many years, and where millions could be stolen from the taxpayers without imposing extra burdens that were feltaa onerous by so wealthy a constituency, it is not strange that prevailing corruption should have broken out in aggravated forms, nor that all the evil elements in our community should have finally been combined into an apparently irresistible phalanx. No suoh mass of material wa» elsewhere to be found waiting such a masterly alliance of corrupt leaders to develope all its resources of evil. Ignor- ance furnished ready tools of a combina- tion that included a political craft worthy of a departed MacohiaTelli, an adroitness of advocacy that was effective in spite of occasional buffooneries, a coarse brutality of power that awed and in- spired ruffians and low natures, and : sort of cunning that was the subKmatioi of the skill of the sneak-thief. Givei. these elements, opportunities and lead- ers, and the natural result was the Bins which, until' lately, has robbed and stolen itself into power, which has bought Legislatures, controlled Govern- ors, corrupted newspapers, defiled Courts of Justice, violated the ballot-box, threatened all forms of oivil and religious liberty, awed the timid rich, bribed the toiling masses, and cajoled respectable citizens, and which has finally grown so strong and reckless as to openly defy the intelligence and virtue which it believed to be inert, voiceless, and powerless to stay its aggressions or t o assert the Political. Address of the Committee of Seventy to the People of the State. An Appeal to the Bural Districts. The following address of the Commit- tee of Seventy was prepared by a Special Committee, of which Major J. M. Bundy was Chairman, and was adopted Satur- day afternoon, Sept 23, by the former Committee, as its appeal to the people of the State: On the 4th of this month the the city of New York a • Institute to give expression t_ „ _ _iost universal indignation that haa been growing daily deeper against corrupt municipal officers. A* this expression was deliberate and not spasmodic, it -was not completed by the proceedings of the most earnest and enthusiastic meeting held in this city minee 1861. Our be»t citizens of both parties, fett that the hour had oome when all lawful means must be used to redeem the city &©» plunderers and restore her drooping credit As the most effectual methoTof carrying o«t their purpoae, a Committee of Seventy waa appointed, whwhiww,-M. part of its work, addressM the State, and calls upon them to do their share toward effecting a thorough and comple reform. What we have done here is known through the public press. What may be done elsewhere we propose to sug- gest and from the standpoint of the wholly non-partisan movement which represent. And at the outset we ist say that from the time of pointment to the present this < tee has not misrepresented the sentiment of the meeting which called it into be- Some of the members of this Commit- e have been known by reputation to rery intelligent voter in this State for many years, and their words will not be doubted when they say—as do all the Committee—that they have in all their deliberations faithfully represented the non-partisan spirit of the great body of Hizens who conferred on them the _igh honor of serving as their spokes- men and agents. Not one word has been uttered in our most confidential inter- course that could be construed into proof of the slightest desire to use the power of this Committee for any partisan end. We should have been not only false to a most sacred trust, but untrue to the in- spiration that has daily oome to us in the earnest support of both Democrats and Bepublicans, had we failed to realize he nature of the righteous revolution fhioh has brought us to the front. We have not so failed, bet have given all the aid in our power to the honest members of the party which is domi- nant here, and which is peculiarly hu- miliated by scoundrels which have mis- used an honored party name as a cover >r their villainies. We appeal to citizens of both parties > save us and the State from the possi- ility of another such degradation as is fallen on all of us, from Montauk Point to the westernmost and norther- moat corners of New York. It lies easy a your power to assert the honest maa- lood that ought to prevail inboth parties, that no suoh Legislatures as those of the last few yeara will be possible daring the rest of this century. No private busi- iess, no partisan end, can be so iinpor- ant to any right-minded citizen as the )lain duties that are thrown on him by ecent deplorable revelations. Unfit lorainations for the Legislature cannot lucceed, aad are not likely to be made, u any district where honest men are jlive and awake to the issues of this campaign. The money that has been ac- cumulated from the spoils of the Metrop- olis will be poured out like water to pro- cure tho election of purchasable legisla- tors, but it will be spent in vain where- Pal] % In our glorious resurrection of pubho virtuo, the humiliations of the past will be forgotten as a hateful dream, and every institution of our society and poli- tics will feel the elevating influences of revived confidence in honesty and justice. ; HENBY G. STEBBINS, President. F HAVBKETEB VicPidt •. J^i « w. OXEBBINS, ^resident. •! WM, F. HAVEKETEB, Vice-President ._ at you of the country must help us. This i» Tour city as truly as it is our own. We a » your factors and business agents. If we are overburdened with taxes, you have to pay us the more for doing your business. The corruption of our municipal government could not hare grown to its present gigantic pro- portions had our leaders of the Ring not found active support and willing material in bribable members of the Legislature \ected by the rural districts. You must _jlp us in our effort to purify our politi- cal life, and the one effioacions manner r which you can come to our relief is elect honest men only to the next Legislature. If our city is disgraced by a Senator who domineers among weaker villains by mere grossness and magnitude of sooundrelism, he has found willing tools among the false representatives of districts where one year of his stealings would be regarded as enormous wealth. There is no occasion for advice from this Committee as to the details of the great fight against all forms of official corruption which has made such cheer- ing progress in this city. If the feeling which prevails among all our good citizens shall be shared by those who are further removed from the evils which at first appalled and then stung us into activity, earnest hearts will find ready means to incarnate honest purposes in noble actions, and to redeem the fair fame of our State for generations to come. We hare tried to define the issue as it has pressed on us. If we have suc- ceeded, and if you feel as we do, that it is now the honest manhood of the State that is on trial, no combination of political tricksters can repress or even direct the swelling tide of popular indignation, and resolve. In its presence all ordinary political issues will sink out of sight, and next November will witness a'vindication of the manhood of the peo- ple of New York, as proud and moment- ous in its consequences as that which attested when the State rose as one i at the call of a different form of patriotism. The cause of self-government is deep- r involved in this campaign. Of what 3e was it for tens of thousands of our best and bravest to lay down their lives m distant fields, if our Governments— -nunicipal, State and national—are to fall into the hands of tricksters and \ ' ? Where is the demoralization t h d h lli wes ? Where is the demor a >nd that has made suoh appalling pro- gress in the city of New York? Willare even the local Governments of the in- tr i l it i d f tenor long withstand the inroad* of cor- ruption, when weak and bad men see it glittering with diamonds, reveling in private palaces, gaudy in equipages and the mistress of the means of luxurious vice, in' the Metropolis of the State ? How long will it, be safe for you to en- trust your business to a community that -ou will not help to rid of thieves, and rhere successful villainy sets dangerous examples to men of easy consciences, in- firm purpose, and eager ambition 3 When the confidence that underlies all profita- ble human intercourse is sapped in so far as concerns the relations between rulers and ruled among a quarter of the population of the State, where and how is the process of decay and disease to stop ? What other relations of trust be- tween man and man will be long held sacred? We appeal especially to the vast re- serve force of voters, through whose criminal indifferenoe to their political duties the shame and disgrace that we IOW enduring has oome upon us. At one-third of the best classes of our people are habitually absent from the bolls. The forces of evil are active, crafty and resolute. They are already visible all over tho State, in the shape of ibinatious to purchase votes for the Bing with offers of local benefits. We relieve that the toinper of the people is juoh that it will render all these schemes futile and disastrous to their authors. The honest people of this State have never before liad such, inspiration to ve- deem themselves from all the wiles of oorruptionists and to teach them i son that will be remembered for gei ons to come. Never haa the proud _iotto of our State been m Ate than it will be if wo do i Secretary. Resolutions o f th e Ne w York Etc publican State Convention. 1. Resolved, That we recognize in the wkdom, patience, courage and foresight of the adminiBtation of UljBHeg B. Grant a full redemption of toe pledges upon which he was nominated, and we view with pride and admiration thfl i»- sulte of Ma policy and action. In tha South reconstruction haa been steadily advanced, and, while tiie deep-—~ of war have been Boothod, pi^ has been assured to men of every i By keeping faith with the Indians, «« dealing with the Xadiaatribw^ri& firm- ness and genfleaea^, peftee has been re- stored to our frontaens and the terrors of earlier days have been lifted from the path of emigration and progress. By a ferm andJulioioaB diplSrw e hare concluded an honorable and advanta- geous treaty with Great Britain, and made a lasting contribution to the peace of the world Tjy removing all danger of war between the two great English- speaking, nations. .By oonaoientiouB in- vestigation worthy efforts have been made for the elevation and reform of the civil service. By rigid economy in gov- ernment, by the discharge of armies and l*e disarmament of iumes,by the steady diminution of revenue officials, the Treasury has been enabled to pay jnor* than two hundred and fifty million dol- lars of our national debt, and to fond two hundred million dollars at a lower cate of interest, while Congress has remoFed taxes from more than ten thousand arti- cles, to the great relief of the industry of the people. Accepting, therefore, these triumphs of diplomacy, legislation and administration as the natural result of Republican principleB, honestly < ried out by a Republican Adminial onestly car- ried out by a Republican Administra- tion, we tender our hearty thanks to the President, General IT. S. Grant, his Cab- inet, and the members of both houses of Congress who have contributed to achieve them. 2. Resolved, That we have seen with, horror and grief the astounding revela- tions of fraud, corruption and municipal criminality in the city of New York. We have seen an infamous cabal take posses- sion of its treasury, apply its resources to their own profit, issue bonds without stint and without law, for the payment of dishonest and exorbitant claims; Ur Se^afS Republican party nas neM s m this naton, we find that £Tre n gmtaess of the wotk already done ioi liberty and ordei imposes upon us new labow and new duties. I need noVre, cite the events of the first two of those Adminiatratioa^ with all their lighteand shadows; they We pawed into hiatofir, to stand as anincouragement not only to all who oome after us in this Repnblic bttitabe consulted andadmfed by!3l who shall love and long for free insiitu- tKSwiaali parts f t* ld d the passage of laws and —»_ nances giving them irresponsible power. polluted, the right of speech\ and peti- tion, of the freedom of the press, and of public procession, has been assailed, and, by weakness and vaciliation, piteous massacre has been encouraged and pro- voked. . The name and credit of the first city of the Union has been dishonored at home and abroad. Eejoioing in effort to prevent these crimes and pi their authors, we shall gladly weloome the aid of men of all parties in our la- bora to redeem the honor of New York City.. We hold the Democratic party re- sponsible at the bar of public opinion for these manifold and unparalleled crimes. That party gave these men pow- \T influence, authority and dignity, and _as at all times supported and sided with them. They have sat in its councils and controlled its policy. Democratic press- es and leaders have aided and supplant- ed them in their attempts to debauch ed them in their attempts to debauch Republican organizations. By the as- sistance and encouragement of the whole Democratic party, the men who have made the government of New York City a reproach to the republic and E^publi- oan institutions in every, part of the M, have aimed, anddo.now»im, to J the State and National Government and rule the State and republic as they have ruled the cHy, In view of th* crimes perpetrated fey those having the control of the Democratic party mNew York, we should regard the su< \ the party as a calamity almost aa trous as would have been the triumph of the rebellion in its war against the Union, and having by harmony and earnest ef- fort crushed treason and secession, the Republican party enters this canvass re- solved to achieve as great a triumph over misgovernment, organized corruption, and fraud. \ Resolved, That we call upon Con- gress, as far as may be compatible with the national credit, to reduce taxation, and as rapidly as possible remove the burdens from the national industry; that, while our interest account, < pension rolls, and other obligations tailed by the rebellion shall remain, we in favor of such a tariff as will yield the needed revenue with the least injury to the people, at the same time affording protection to our own rather than to for- eign manufacturers. 4. Resolved, That a government owes to the citizen every guarantee of fairness and legality in the performance of his duty at the polls. We cordially approve of the measures taken by Congress for the protection of the franchise, and — in favor of suoh a law for the regif tion of voters as will give to our elections '-eedom and purity. 5. Resolved, That as honest and justly ^aid labor is the foundation of a nation's greatness, and its proteotion the highest mission of government, we earnestly urge 11 wholesome legislation fostering re- ttions and conditions in which all who ibor may be properly rewarded for their >il, and encouraged in every effort >ward their prosperity, education and advancement. 6. Resolved, That so long as the peo- ple of the several localities have the right by law to license the sale of intoxi- cating liquors, they also, by a majority of votes, should have the right to pro- ibit it. 7. Resolved, That the Republican party is the party of enterprise and pro- gress, and declares for cheap transporta- tion and for bringing the breadataffs and products of the west with the least expense, to the homes and markets of the east, and reprobating, as we do, the profligacy and extravagance which have characterized the Democratic manage- aeut of our canals, we are iu favor of ow tolls and making the great avenues >f trade as rapidly and as nearly free as jan be done, without increasing the burden of taxation. 8. Resolved-, That we congratulate the Republicans of the State and country upon the raspicroos result of the el tions of all the States and territories, BO far as they have been helddE%h e present year. California from ber^lden gate, and Maine from her pine foreste, with rehabilitated North Carolina and sturdy Connecticut, appeal to New York to resume her natural leadership in the Republican phalanx, and the Empire State cannot refuse the fcvitetion M P 'T > ^2L toth e <*«l^^a hiS i the \outs and toe n t wlneh has arrived at felw „„„„, TT.fchin a stone's throw of this place I saw the oia Whig party divide, anfthat division was the p STo?» BpS y nafaonal dissolutfon. Within rifll-shot in another direction I saw another party, which had attained great power, break in pieces; and on the spot where we now stand I saw the Democratic party t rated Jby faotions, p~ A «..**-_•__. 9. Reaotoed, That this Convention ad- jures the Eepublioans of the State to counsel for union and harmony • that the dictates of patriotism and wisdom require that we diall wage war only with the common enemy, while with friends within the Bepnbllcan party \Let us have peace.'; Above men—above fact- ions—are principles, and the cause on which depends the future of tl lie and 1 humanitv. 1O_ Resolved,^ wo^r^Tt^ed\B^rnWicans „*„, „ deserving of hearty soppok fc* ^ several positions io* wMnfi they aw pre- sented, and we aak for them thatgener- ~~ and enthiisiaj^.coBfEdenc^d 'which Bhaainaure them a triomph- tare. President White, on taking the chair of the Republican Convention, said: \ \ ofthe€< tKSwiaal i parts throughout all time. But l)eaideathatgiorioTisrecordplsldl and generalship, of bravery among < ld,offar-re«>okmgtiKraghtindir maoy, there u another reeoxd not I imperishable, not less honored. It i record of steadfastness in adversity, fortitude in oafcmity, of patriotic _ stinot amid an the gropingsTand stumb- lings, of blinding defeats7t.f fortwaxanoe in viotojy—the record of the groat Be- publican Party of the Cnion. ^u t an- other chapter is begun. We have been reoortt^& regenK«n^%l£ pnbKe was berfn^amid blood aj&tean by Abraham Lincoln, just so certainly Shall it bear witness that it was perfect- ed and brought to its culmination by Ulysses S. Grant It may well enoourage us as we glance over this present Administration, due to the foresight and wise choice of the Be- pnblican Party. We *h»ve seen the strong arm of our honored leader stretch- ed out over the States recently in rebel- lion quietly and firmly repressing all anarchy, andlosteringaU that tried to restore prosperity. We have, seen the hand which has done so much to set free civil and political rights. The barrier, too, wehave> seen stretched out to protect the wards of our nation on our far Western frontier; the same strong barrier interposed between the red man and the cupidity and revenge that had produced auah a dire, harvest of rniw*- _je who'we'revere, by our honor©! ii- struotor in the ways of freedom, a man who, aa you will «fi bear witness, never said the tkaitf ha did oot beW« - by Getrit BmSh—th*t the first Pn» - dent who has «*r done ;tati« to tb* black lain *n<J the Ted m»ni« President His glorious^ l&manwhomhui _,-„„ , called ''Grant, the butcher, \haa through the instrumentality of i a honored son of New York, negotiated a treaty which shall save more men from butchery, a thousandfold, that all who have fatten gloriously ander his lead for national salvation. Disregarding all passion, he has by that same quiet, firm statesman- ship obtained from the greatest of for- eign maritime Powers more than the most sanguine had hoped, and at the same time Bet an example which marks an epoch in the history of international law, and shall in all nati< \•-* - the substitution of the method of eaoe for the dire arbitration of war. Just as satisfactorily has he with another great question. o throtgh the views of mere theorists, he has recognized the crying need for re- forming our civil service, and has inau- gurated measures which, soones or later, shall bear a precious fruitage, and fore- most among those selected to do the work is a son of New York whose voice has rung for justice, purity and truth in all our ^Republican councils, George Wil- liam Curtis. And finally this leader, said to love power, said to disregard the constitu- tional limits of his authority, although persuaded that he could render a vast e by bringing in a great new terri- tory, with every motive of pride and ambition leading him to carry out this nAvnnftJiion \yy AVATV lAaWtunu* ,HIMIUL taviag folly stated the case to ih e S o public leaves all to the el m Judgment of his fellow citizens, reiterating his declaration that he has no policy to en- force against the will of the people. This is the policy that has won the great heart of the BepubUo. Despite all mi- nor eritioisms, deeply imbedded in the convictions of the American people is faith in the capacity, integrity andjpr*-' otic determination of Ulysses S, Or But as we turn from the national to State affairs there are yet other cause* for encouragement. In our gnat me- tropolis there has been built within the past decade of years a vast enginery of fraud that; is without parallel m the an- nals of free nation*. We have seen the suffrages of this greatest of American commonwealths tune and time again weighed down under & city majority ut- ction of this pow reach. But it is w condition, aud i is n thin our alone ition, aud one alone a full and frank harl cord amon AUMU vuuuiuuji it* H ruu ana irank J monizing of all discord among us Fellow-citizens, la m profoundlv pressed with theW .tiuStwe^taSd at this moment at the dividing of the ways On ono course is faction and a dwindling 86n6s of minorities * f*** *\** A ***' ; -- •*- - mony and victory.' and a dwindling n the other is har- Which shall we princfBfe. In the division that now afflicts us it •\•—'• *\• me rather a question of pride ~- ^ Such questions oau be com- promwed. Let us do this. I see here rival delegations from the greatest of our constituencies. On either side stand men ana true are here shows that thev believe they have a right to be hate, and may we not on either side concede it ? So too m regard to any repository of the political powers of the maty. May we not on either side make every conces- sion f * Getrttemen, let us rise above mere lo- oal considerations. Are you readv to remand the millions who haroiL n Twsedirom bondage and placad in the ' *T exercise of political rights back into L¥ ld »,? ' «^ r We-loSg oppressors allies of those oppressors? Are 1J \-Koommitthe great system ^r^-ynw. «aanoea and credit to the ootttodrtt.those.who have from the first openly or covedryattacked it ? Are you ready tp pfcee tfce. -.threads of your for- e^raSi^iobap&ye d by men who n*verMM*ied atemblttenng our for- •iipL KiMtieoM if a party cry could, be mwdthereby? Shafltne same gigan- to fraud now blooming in your so osllea Demoaratkj Metropolis be transferred to \-—a . infinitely more gorgeousiir at All depends, humanly speaking, on your action now. If anarchy continues, then have wa but one more duly, we^san **—mi*with aU others. Let us here __ now write the epitaph of the Be- p;ubnean Party. Let a monument; be raised'in ffie similitude of the New fork Oourfetouse. Let it be surmounted witii a fool's bauble on it. Let tiiwe be inscribed these appropriate words: \Here lies the Bepubfican Party. Itset free fear millions of ensiaved,-«ad it made ttem fit for freedom. Iteameout victorious from the greatest war any Ee- pnblio ever encountered. It battled, off its enemies at hojie and baffled them : abroad. It contracted a vast debt to save the nation, and then paid it in such a manner as to enhance the national credit. It raised a noble brood of heroes and statesmen, and then died\ of a wretched wrangle over a beggarly array of paltry offices.\ friends and Eepublicans, it shall not be. In the htnguage of our great nation- al standard-bearer, \Letus^havepeace 1 and then in those other words of his ut from the darkest hours „ _, gladden the nafion, wemay add, \We propose to move directly on the enemy's works.\ With such a spirit victory is secure—victory in file ^te and nation, and from this our action of toHlay shall date <v long era^of peace, today shall date a long era of peace, prosperity and victory. And now, in concluding, permit me to return my most sincere thanks for the honor you have conferred on me. I must ask your *- L and indulgence, while I £todUiw to Benjamin F. Butler has just made a grand raid on Massachusetts, in an at- tempt to get nominated for Governor He has pressed his suit with perfect ve- hemence. Not satisfied with packing caucuses and every other scheme to car- ry his points, he went into the State Con- vention, and undertook to bully it thro' there. But he was defeated by that in- corruptible and noble patriot, General Washburn. On learning Ms fate, Gen. Butler asked permission to address tho Convention, when he made the following wonderful speech, considering all the lmatanneB, whioh we recommend all candidates for office to cut out and pre- serve, or commit to memory, as it may help titan over a great many rough phwes. 33M General spoke as follows : ^fftoeentbatttii s Convention haa neen conducted firpn«raUy in the spirit of d for a moment to b l b moBwesKh ever agreed for a moment the dee&ration nSde by my zealous bp- i, Ilmlmrneitboumiby ite dedu- *map of honor. Perhaps with tidh buttherei&one __, „ .1 enough; butthereisono a^ptowt forget to say, and that is. to give, from the very depths of my soul and heart, my thanks—thanks is a oold word—my most grateful emotions to the almost five hundred* men that stood true day and night, even into the _ „_-, against all promises, threats and blandishments whatever. To you I amgratefuL [Three cheers.] No man ever had such friends before, and no man will ever labor more to de- serve them than I will, and inside of the Bepubliean party—inside, I Bay-the light shall go on/or its regeneration, for its purification, ior the advancement of labor, for the suppression of vice, and for Its great mission; and I summon my friends, that while we yield antirely to ha organization as we are bound to do in that organization, we go on and labor still for the great principles for which wo started out, and as sure as there is truth and justice in the people of the common- wealth, just as sure the silence of refuta- tion, when the men that opposed us learn, as you have, what our motives are, and\ what our actions will be, will enable us to live down our slanderers as slander ever can be lived down by the good and the true. Now. gentlemen of the Convention, for the uniform courtesy and kindness with whioh I have been treated this day, allow me to give you each and all my thanks and hearty congratulations in your suc- cess, which is not weakened by the fact of my ill-success. There are things more to be desired than public offictv more to be looked at than, position, and the only thing I carry with meia thekiadaeaa and fidelity of mj friend*, and the oourteous •-Tbw«no«ol • MN A majority of my *Y. hm been the result of my work, so jas l am oonoeraed, the party with whioh I act and have acted will under- take to reform its own bosom as it ought to do. And let me now, on closing, aBk each and every ono of the members of the Ko- publican party as represented in this convention to go forward and do that, so that this commonwealth may be indeed, and in every minor particular, the great exemplar of the states and common- wealths of the nation and of the world. [Applause. . Democratic papers don't like the Bepublioan State Ticket Wo aro glad of it. Any Ticket which should r e ceive their approval would certainly bo condemned by the people,

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